Energy News

Mar 17,2014

After four weeks of turning off unneeded lights, unplugging unused devices, layering up to warm up, and other creative means to conserve electricity, the champions have been named in Penn’s 2014...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

How do you get people in our 24-7 connected society to decrease their electricity use? Acting as cheerleaders for their buildings in this year’s Power Down Challenge, Penn’s Staff & Faculty...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

Recognized as one of the world’s most attractive urban campuses, Penn is home to significant achievements in planning, landscape design, and architecture. The University’s commitment to its ...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

In an article on the Philadelphia Water Department program, Green City, Clean Waters, Shoemaker Green was profiled as a green infrastructure system designed to both reduce runoff and...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

Penn Purchasing Services announced in February the availability of a new discount pricing agreement with Wash Cycle Laundry, Inc., a University-preferred supplier of sustainable laundry services...Read more »

Feb 25,2014

Meyerson Hall (School of Design) continues to pull ahead in the Non-residential campus buildings competition, while DuBois College House takes first among...Read more »

Jan 30,2014

Who will win this year's campus electricity reduction competition? Do your best by turning off lights, powering down your devices and appliances, and layering up your clothing for cold weather....Read more »

Oct 24,2013

In line with Penn’s commitment to sustainable transportation, Penn Parking has opened two fully operational electric vehicle charging stations provided by the Blink Network in our Law Lot. This...Read more »

Oct 23,2013

Mark your calendars to “power down!”  The Green Campus Partnership has announced that the Power Down Challenge, Penn’s annual energy conservation contest, will be held February  3-28, 2014....Read more »

Oct 23,2013

This summer, all ten of the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) Scholars from the Class of 2016 secured coveted campus research jobs, working  a range of projects, deepening...Read more »

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